Shruti Kothari

Director, Strategic Engagement
Kaiser Permanente Ventures
Shruti is responsible for developing and facilitating innovative collaborations between KP stakeholders and portfolio companies. Prior to joining KP Ventures, Shruti served as the Director of Partnerships & New Market Launch for Honor, she supported the startup’s growth from stealth mode to delivering care in several marketplaces. Previously, Shruti was the national lead for KP home health, home-based palliative care, and hospice care experience strategy and improvement. She developed and managed a program that impacted over 1 million patient visits a year, across NCAL, SCAL, NW, and Hawaii. Her quality improvement work yielded significant HHCAHPS outcome improvement, and has been featured in published case studies and national conferences. Shruti began her career as a health educator, health equity advocate, and community mobilizer -- in this capacity, she has worked for the American Cancer Society, Stanford Health Care, UC Berkeley, and Kaiser Permanente.